Police are continuing investigations this morning after a man suffered injuries to his head and body in a street attack.
Northumbria Police confirmed this morning he has now been released from hospital.
A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “There is not thought to be any wider risk to the public.
“Enquiries are ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference 663 151118 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”